Crime Branch has registered a criminal case against 2 persons for getting migrant relief fraudulently.
An official spokesman said that in verification conducted on the premise of a supply report it came to fore that a seasonal allow of Gujjars/Bakerwals was issued to at least one Hamida, son of Duda of Gudvail, Anantnag, for movement in different components of the State by Tehsildar Jammu.
The verification any revealed that the Hamida got himself registered as migrant vide "D" kind No. 077277 within the year 1995 and for getting the migrant relief, he got an account opened in Canara Bank, Shalimar Road, Jammu.
As per the documents of the bank, he was introduced by Shakeel Ahmed whose account was subsequently closed within the bank.
"The account gap kind bears the photograph of another person and not of Hamida. The photograph pasted on the migrant ration card bears the photograph of constant person whose photograph is pasted on the account gap kind within the name of Hamida", the spokesman said, adding "the migrant relief quantity has been withdrawn from the account from time to time".
During the course of investigation, the statement of Hamida was recorded and he deposed that due to his sick health, he had authorised his son Abdul Rashid to stick his photograph on the account gap kind and bank pass book on his behalf and Abdul Rashid was obtaining migrant relief from the bank.
Accordingly, a proper case beneath relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Crime Branch.